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June 14, 2011

Elevated Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 is a Risk Factor for Kidney Transplant Loss and Mortality


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Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF 23) is a protein that is elevated in CKD and ESRD and is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death. In this single-center study, higher FGF 23 levels in a group of stable renal transplant patients were associated with a greater risk of mortality and graft failure. Whether […]

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